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Pulisic Watch: USMNT super sub’s sensational assist, goal v Liverpool

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LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JULY 22: Christian Pulisic of Chelsea celebrates after scoring his team’s third goal during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Chelsea FC at Anfield on July 22, 2020 in Liverpool, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images)

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Who knows if Chelsea boss Frank Lampard could’ve gotten more than 30 minutes out of Christian Pulisic, but we bet he wishes he did.

The American subbed into the game for a fading Mason Mount and supplied a highlight reel assist and a matching goal within 14 minutes as the Blues changed the score from 4-1 to 4-3 against Liverpool at Anfield.


The assist is an absolute barbeque of three Reds, with Pulisic cutting between Fabinho and Trent Alexander-Arnold and then nutmegging Joe Gomez before sliding a pass past the reach of Alisson Becker for Tammy Abraham to tap home.

His second goal involvement was... just... chef’s kiss.

Callum Hudson-Odoi spotted Pulisic in the box and the American took down the cross and looked to have maybe have wasted his chance to shoot.

But it was calmness, composure, and confidence that saw Pulisic maneuver around Alexander-Arnold to smoke a shot into the upper reaches of the goal.

Pulisic now has nine goals and four assists in under 1650 minutes of Premier League action.

Christian Pulisic stats versus Liverpool (SofaScore)

31 minutes
Goal, assist
23 touches
6/6 passes w/ 1 key pass
3 shots, 1 on target
3/4 dribbles
4/10 duels won
2 fouls, 1 foul drawn
1 interception